01 July 2020

Your Genealogy Today: Double Issue

The July/August 2020 issue, combined with that for May/June 2020 will be available on 8 July.

Here's the tentative table of contents:

COVER: Family Gatherings: Let’s Talk!
Melissa Barker offers tips and tricks to get your family talking about family history

The Benefits of Lineage Societies for Genealogists
Karen L. Newman looks at why a membership can be beneficial

The Power of People – Voices via Petitions: Part 2
Diane L. Richard continues her search for documents that gave our ancestors a voice

Was Your Ancestor A Bootlegger?
Kim Simpson discovers a serious error in her research and details the steps taken to make it right

Microhistory in Genealogy – A Closer Look
Joe Grandinetti looks at the benefits of putting your ancestors lives “under the microscope”

The Louisiana Division
Leslie Michele Derrough tours a fascinating archive with a vast historical collection

A Taste of the Past: Food & Your Family Story
Karen Dustman looks at how baking, food and food memories provide a wealth of material for a family history or a memoir

The Road Less Travelled: Starting at Home
Sue Lisk says consider yourself as the central figure in your family history

Our Lopsided Genetic Inheritances
Diane Helentjaris explains why every grandparent does not give 25 percent

City Directory Abbreviations
Gena Philibert-Ortega suggests taking time to understand the abbreviations used in directories

The Back Page:
Dave Obee suggests checking those distant DNA matches to break through brick walls

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